Category Archives: The City
Fashion’s Night Out was a spectacular night of glitz, glamour and fun! New York City fashionistas were truly in their glory as they took to the streets with their own unique style and swagger. There were many moments throughout the night when I thought, this is why “I Love New York”. Uninhibited style being rocked at the highest level. The streets of SOHO were filled with hundreds of people that were trying to get a glimpse of any celebrity that appeared on the scene and the Meat Packing district was the ultimate party zone.
City Maps is the perfect App to navigate NYC for tourists and residents alike. Get easy access to every business in your neighborhood and filter by Restaurants, Shopping, Entertainment, Bars & Nightlife, Hotels, and OpenTable restaurants. The app free and is compatible with the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
Google Offers has teamed up with Boingo Wireless to offer free WiFi in more than 200 locations in New York City. The promotion is set to last through September 7. Enjoy Free WiFi 36 different NYC subway stations that include, Times Square, Rockefeller Center and Columbus Circle. If you connect to Twitter and tweet something about connecting for free with the hashtag #FreeNYCWiFi, you can receive rewards says Boingo!
The Empire State Building celebrates many cultures and causes in the world community by honoring the occasion with special tower lighting. The 102-story landmark skyscraper is a New York City iconic figure and its lights are are lit to recognize key events, charitable organizations, countries and holidays throughout the world.
The NYC Health Department rates restaurants and provides each with an inspection grade. Their mobile app gives you access to a list of 24,000 city restaurants with the ability to find each based on their grade and detailed inspection reports. The app free and is compatible with the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
Navigating The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island can be tough, even for a New Yorker. With the right maps and guides, getting around New York City is made much easier. There are a number of Subway, Bus and Railway maps that you can use to travel around the New York area. Bike maps and guides are also handy to have as there are many trails and bike routes all over the city.
The New York BlackBook City Guide is your way in for going out in style. Get Access Perks, discounts, and VIP treatment at the newest and hottest shops, restaurants, bars & clubs, hotels, spas & salons in NYC, plus insider lowdowns from local night-owls, shop hounds, club kids, and foodies. Perk Up Your Social Life! Flaunt your local know-how with Perks at your favorite venues around town: free drinks, discounts, and secret ways to skip the line. The app is free and is compatible with the iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android.
The New York Knicks are having a great 2011/12 season and the best way to stay up to date with all of the things going on with the team, is to download the New York Knicks mobile app. The app keeps you up to date with the game schedule, players, press conferences, tickets and more. Get all the scoops on your favorite Knicks player like, Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler, Amar’e Stoudemire and of course, Mr. Linsanity himself, Jeremy Lin. The app is free and is compatible with the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
A must have mobile app if you are traveling around the New York City is HopStop. This app enables you to get detailed public transit, biking, walking, taxi and hourly car rental directions. The app is not only useful in New York City, it can also be used in over 100 cities in the US, Canada and Europe. The app is free and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, Windows, Android, and Blackberry.
The NBA All Star break is over and now it’s time for our New York Knicks to pick up the pace and finish off the season strong. Earlier this month, the Knicks went on a 7 game win streak. This was the beginning of Linsanity. In order for them to be a strong contender for the playoffs, they would need to keep these types of win streaks going.